The History Department would like to recognize the retirement of our colleague, Thomas Kuehn, who leaves behind a legacy of distinguished scholarship and teaching excellence. Tom has been a history professor at Clemson since 1981, having served as Department chair from 2001 to 2015 and acting chair during the 1995-96 academic year.
Unfortunately, for obvious reasons, the reception for Rich Saunders has been canceled for April 24th. We hope to be able to reschedule at a later date! Click here to give to the Saunders fund.
"At the end of January 1968, the Tet Offensive began in Vietnam. This wave of attacks by the Viet Cong and People’s Army of Vietnam shocked many Americans. Fifty years later, Edwin Moïse, Vietnam scholar and history professor at Clemson University, explores the Military Assistance Command Vietnam’s (MACV) communication tactics and the Tet Offensive’s size and impact in his fifth title, “The Myths of Tet: The Most Misunderstood Event of the Vietnam War” (University Press of Kansas)..."
"Roger Grant is a man of impressive numbers. He’s been teaching history in universities for 47 years, 21 of those at Clemson University. He’s held three named, distinguished professorships and has collected an honorary doctorate from Simpson College, a liberal arts college in Iowa. Grant has published 33 books, has two more in final edits with the publisher, and is already well into researching and writing book No. 36..."
At the end of the year college meeting in May History faculty won three major awards. Megan Taylor-Shockley was voted outstanding advisor for the year, Rachel Moore took the college teaching award, and Steve Marks was recognized as AAH’s outstanding faculty member. Congratulations to all three for their well-deserved recognition.
Mark Davidson, Corine Foster, Ryan Uhle, Thomas A. Shirley, Jonathan Carmichael, Kate Hager, and Kacie Harris.
Professors Burton, Kuehn, and Morey are inaugural recipients of the The Clemson University Research, Scholarship, and Artistic Achievement Award.
Check out the Edited collection: Royal Women and Dynastic Loyalty by professors Carney and Dunn.
See Professors Bartley and Burns discuss Trevor Noah’s memoir about his childhood in South Africa ‘Born a Crime’ for Upstate International Month Panel.
The faculty in the department of History and Geography is excited to welcome three new colleagues in Fall of 2018: Mou Banerjee, Stephanie Hassell, and Kathryn Langenfeld.